The following injury categories and treatment
guidelines have been formally accepted by the Ohio State Chiropractic
Association as an acceptable guideline pertaining to Low Speed Rear
Impact Collision (LOSRIC).
Injury Category Croft Scale
Table I : Grades of Severity of Injury
No limitation of motion; no ligamentous injury; no neurological
Limitation of motion; no ligamentous injury; no neurological
Limitation of motion; ligamentous instability; neurological
to Severe: Limitation of motion; some ligamentous injury;
neurological symptoms; fracture or disc derangement.
Number of Treatments Guides to Treatment
Table II: Guidelines for Frequency and Duration of Care in Cervical
Acceleration/Deceleration Trauma2 f
stabilization necessary--chiropractic care is post surgical.
TD = treatment
duration; TN = treatment number. 1 Possible follow-up at 1 month. 2 May require permanent monthly or prn (as needed)